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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice (Social Problems and Social Issues)

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Publisher Comments:

Although health and human service professionals traditionally receive extensive training in the emotional and physical aspects of caring for a person, they rarely receive adequate instruction in an area often as essential — spirituality and religious belief. Recognizing the importance of religion to a large share of the population, Religious and Spiritual Aspects of Human Service Practice fills this gap in human services literature. James W. Ellor, F. Ellen Netting, and Jane M. Thibault address the challenge of understanding the client's perspective — even when it involves a religious tradition unfamiliar to the practitioner — and consider the impact of the client's needs on the agency and on public policy.

Book News Annotation:

Contending that despite current efforts to make social workers sensitive to differences of race, ethnicity, and gender, the diversity and impact of religious beliefs has often been overlooked, three professors of social work/human services offer a guide to direct practice concerns. Spiritual assessment, positive and pathological uses of religious practice, and the need for spiritual self-awareness among human-service workers are explored, as are issues related to community, congregation, and making of public policy.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781570032622
Author:
Ellor, James
Author:
Thibault, Jane Marie
Author:
Ellor, James W.
Author:
Netting, Ellen
Author:
Thibault, Jane
Author:
Netting, F. Ellen
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Location:
Columbia, S.C. :
Subject:
Human Services
Subject:
Social Work
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Personnel management
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Religious life
Subject:
Religion and sociology
Subject:
Social workers
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Church charities -- United States.
Subject:
Church charities.
Subject:
Social service -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Univ of South Carolina
Series:
Social Problems and Social Issues (Univ of South Carolina)
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.94x5.95x.71 in. .81 lbs.

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